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Cobalt Alloys (Co)

Cobalt is a ferromagnetic chemical element with atomic number 27. The metal exhibits some interesting properties including strong ferromagnetism, very high corrosion resistance, excellent high-temperature properties and a wide variety of stable oxidation states. As a result, Cobalt has found a large number of different applications in modern technology and engineering including in batteries, catalysts, magnetic materials, pigments and in specialised alloy applications.

Cobalt superalloys are widely used in gas turbine and jet aircraft engine applications due to their temperature stability and oxidation resistance. However, Nickel-based single crystal allows typically surpass them in performance and are used instead for critical components. Cobalt’s wear resistance, corrosion resistance and inertness has also made it a crucial alloying component in the manufacture of medical orthopedic implants and prosthetics.

ICD has many years of experience in sourcing, processing, sorting and supplying Cobalt alloys for many different applications. The experience and metallurgical knowledge of our team has allowed us to develop strong partnerships with clients across a range of industries including aerospace casting, biomedical and battery manufacturing. The Cobalt-based materials we can supply includes, but is not limited, to:

  • Pure Cobalt
  • Stellite
  • Triballoy
  • Cobalt Oxide
  • F-75
  • Mar M
  • MP35N
  • FSX
  • Co-containng revert

Atomic Number

27

Atomic Mass

58.93

Oxidation States

-3, -1, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Density

8.90g/cm3

Crystal Structure

Hexagonal Close-Packed

Melting Point

1768K

Boiling Point

3200K

E Modulus

209 GPa

G Modulus

75 GPa

Vickers Hardness

1043 MPa

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